Patents by Inventor Theodor Kolobow

Theodor Kolobow has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4356958
    Abstract: A centrifugal blood component separator with a spiral helically inclined rotor chamber. The apparatus uses continuous blood flow-through without rotating seals. At the lower end of the helical rotor chamber there are terminals for blood input and packed red blood cell output, whereas at the higher end there is a terminal for plasma. Intermediate outlet terminals may be provided for white blood cells and platelets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 1979
    Date of Patent: November 2, 1982
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Theodor Kolobow, Yoichiro Ito
  • Patent number: 4093515
    Abstract: A blood-compatible gas-permeable laminated carbon-containing silicone rubber membrane for use in a membrane artificial lung. The membrane is composed of at least two layers wherein the first layer is of silicone rubber compounded with silica filler and the second layer is of silicone rubber compounded with carbon black filler. The second layer may be sandwiched between the first layer and a third layer of either silicone rubber compounded with silica filler or filler-free silicone rubber. Utilizing such membrane for extracorporeal blood gas exchange in a membrane artifical lung results in elimination of thrombosis without the necessity for maintenance anticoagulant treatment during perfursion, and enables elimination of leukopenia and granulocytopenia or inhibition of blood platelet count decreases during perfusion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 1976
    Date of Patent: June 6, 1978
    Assignee: Government of the United States
    Inventor: Theodor Kolobow
  • Patent number: 3969240
    Abstract: A polydimethylsiloxane gum without silica filler is applied to silicone rubber membranes for use in a membrane lung.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 1975
    Date of Patent: July 13, 1976
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare
    Inventors: Theodor Kolobow, Fusakazu Hayano, Paul Weathersby